APR scores for all ACC schools

The NCAA released its annual Academic Progress Rates (APR) across Division I on Wednesday, with overall scores increasing, including in football.

The 2012-13 average APR was 976, a two-point increase from a year ago. The two-point increase held true for football individually as well, rising from 949 to 951.

Last week, Boston College, Clemson, Duke and Georgia Tech were recognized as NCAA Public Recognition Award winners for their football programs’ APR, which ranked in the top 10 percent nationally.

Eleven of the 14 programs that competed in the ACC in 2012-13 exceeded the national football average of 951. Duke, Virginia Tech, Syracuse, Florida State, NC State, Maryland and UNC all saw an increase in APR from last year’s numbers.

Here’s a rundown of each ACC program’s 2012-13 multiyear APR score:

Duke, 992

Georgia Tech, 983

Clemson, 983

Boston College, 981

Virginia Tech, 977

Miami, 972

Wake Forest, 970

Syracuse, 965

Pittsburgh, 961

Florida State, 958

Virginia, 956

Maryland, 950

NC State, 950

North Carolina, 938

Louisville, which officially replaces Maryland as an ACC member next month, had an APR of 947.

The APR is designed to provide an accurate measure of a team’s academic success by tracking the progress of each student, including eligibility, retention and graduation.